Archive for August, 2021

Aug
31
2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe

2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe in Portimao Blue Metallic (a $550 option)

2015 Audi Q52021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe

Class: Premium Sporty/Performance Car

Miles driven: 265

Fuel used: 9.8 gallons

Aug
30

Hot Deal Madness

Fun fact: Most car dealers pay a small amount into a regional advertising fund for each vehicle they sell. That money is spent on ads and promotions tailored to reach would-be car shoppers in a given area. In many cases, manufacturers contribute additional cash to the fund. And, depending on the franchise, some of that money may be spent by the dealer on store-specific ads.

Aug
27

Car Stuff Podcast Dead PoolAs consumers continue to reject cars in favor of crossovers and SUVs, and auto manufacturers begin to consolidate their product portfolios to make space for electric vehicles, slow-selling models are being trimmed from carmaker lineups at an impressive clip.

Aug
27
Car Stuff Dead Pool

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Aug
26
2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Hybrid

2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Hybrid in Amazon Gray

Photo Gallery2022 Hyundai Tucson Limited Hybrid

Class: Compact Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 425

Fuel used: 11.8 gallons

Aug
25
2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T Advanced

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T Advanced Plus in Cardiff Green (a $500 option)

Quick Spin, Consumer Guide Automotive

2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced Plus

ClassPremium Midsize SUV

Miles driven: 496

Fuel used: 29.5 gallons

Aug
23

Automotive Heritage Foundation

 

A blog post that ran on The Daily Drive and two articles that appeared in its automotive-history companion publication came in for awards when the fourth-annual Automotive Heritage Awards (AHA) were presented recently.

Aug
23
2022 Kia Carnival SX Prestige

2022 Kia Carnival SX Prestige in Astra Blue (a $495 option)

Consumer Guide Automotive

2022 Kia Carnival SX Prestige

Class: Minivan

Miles Driven: 982

Fuel Used: 39.1 gallons

Aug
20
Car Stuff Dead Pool

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Aug
19
2022 Toyota GR 86

2022 Toyota GR 86

Consumer Guide Automotive As American new-vehicle buyers continue to choose SUVs in significantly greater numbers than traditional passenger cars, affordable cars of any type are less prevalent than they were as recently as five years ago. Enthusiast-friendly examples are a rarer breed still. When you sharpen the search to affordable, track-ready, rear-wheel-drive sports cars, you quickly determine they are approaching unicorn status.